Virgaria Nees, Syst. Pilze (Würzburg): 54 (1816)

Index Fungorum number: IF 10408; MycoBank number: MB 10408Facesoffungi number: FoF 03078; 11 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with sequence data.

Type speciesVirgaria nigra (Link) Nees

NotesVirgaria is accepted over Ascovirgaria with its geniculosporium-like asexual morph (Rogers & Ju 2002, Stadler et al. 2013, Maharachchikumbura et al. 2015b, Réblová et al. 2016b). The sexual morph is characterized by rudimentary stromata, globose ascomata, cylindrical, long pedicellate asci with a J+, apical ring and unicellular, ellipsoid, brown ascospores. The genus is accepted in Xylariaceae (Daranagama et al. 2018, Wendt et al. 2018).


  • Virgaria nigra